American Black Journal

Black Church in Detroit: Gospel Music in the Black Church

Season 50 Episode 26 | 26m 46s

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A look at the history of Negro spiritual folksongs and gospel music in the Black Church. Producer AJ Walker learns more about how gospel music grew out of Negro spirituals created by enslaved Africans. Then, hear about the connection between gospel and blues music. Plus, a look at some of the past gospel performances featured on the show. Episode 5026

Aired: 06/28/22 | Rating: NR

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